2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:44A-13 - "Construction Lien Book," "Construction Lien Index Book"; Fees.

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:44A-13 (2016) What's This?

2A:44A-13 "Construction Lien Book," "Construction Lien Index Book"; fees.

13. a. The county clerk shall provide a book designated as the "Construction Lien Book" in which shall be entered each Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, Amended Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, lien claim and amended lien claim, and discharge, subordination or release of a lien claim or Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien presented for filing pursuant to this act.

b.The county clerk shall cause marginal notations to be made upon each filed document as follows:

(1)upon each Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, the date an amendment to that Notice or discharge thereof, and related lien claim or amendment thereto is filed;

(2)upon each lien claim, the date an amendment thereto is filed; and the date a discharge, subordination or release thereof is filed; and

(3)upon the affected lien claim or amended lien claim, the date of the filing of the Notice of Lis Pendens pertaining to the real property subject to the lien claim.

c.The failure of the clerk to cause a marginal notation to be made in accordance with subsection b. of this section shall not affect the validity, priority or enforceability of any document filed pursuant to this act.

d.The county clerk shall provide and maintain an index book designated as the "Construction Lien Index Book," setting forth alphabetically, and arranged by owners' or community associations' names, and by claimants' names, each Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, Amended Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien, lien claim, amended lien claim, discharge, subordination and release of a lien claim or Notice of Unpaid Balance and Right to File Lien.

e.Each county clerk shall charge fees for the filing and marginal notation of the documents authorized to be filed by this act as set forth in N.J.S.22A:2-29.

L.1993, c.318, s.13; amended 2010, c.119, s.10.


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